IPL 2021: RR, Punjab Kings and SRH raise objection to BCCI venue decision

Although, the BCCI is yet to officially announce the venues for IPL 2021, it is largely believed that Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi and Ahmedabad will be the venues for the league this year due to various COVID-19 restrictions in India. 

Mar 01, 2021, 08:33 AM IST

IPL 2021 auction FAQs: Player cap, purse limit, Right-to-Match card and more

Punjab Kings (previously Kings XI Punjab) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are expected to be among the busiest franchises, with the biggest purse to target a lot of players in IPL 2021 auction. The option of the Right-to-Match (RTM) card will not be available to franchises which means they would not be able to match other franchises’ bids and re-sign the players they had released ahead of this auction. 

Feb 17, 2021, 16:40 PM IST

India vs England 2nd Test: Injury worries as Shubman Gill taken for scans after blow on elbow

Gill has been taken for a precautionary scan after he suffered a blow on his left forearm while fielding on the third day of the second Test on Monday (February 15). England resumed from their overnight score of 53/3 needing another 429 runs to win.

Feb 16, 2021, 10:53 AM IST

Delhi Capitals CEO likely to be appointed as new BCCI GM, will replace Saba Karim

Saba Karim's three year stint had ended last month after being on six months notice period. Meanwhile, the BCCI brass is confident that Dhiraj Malhotra's extensive work in ICC operations and as Delhi Capitals chief executive will come in handy. 

Feb 13, 2021, 12:00 PM IST

India vs England: T. Natarajan released from Vijay Hazare Trophy squad following BCCI request

RS Jaganath Sinivas will take Natarajan’s place in the 20-member squad which will leave for Indore on February 13. Natarajan was earlier included in a 20-man Tamil Nadu squad for the tournament beginning February 20. Tamil Nadu had recently won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in Ahmedabad. 

Feb 11, 2021, 12:08 PM IST

India vs England 2021: BCCI to extend invitation to PM Narendra Modi for third Test, allow fans at Motera

England are currently in India for a full tour which gets underway from February 5 in Chennai which will host the first two Tests of a four-match series. The central and Tamil Nadu governments have eased the lockdown restrictions opening the possibility of even MA Chidambaram Stadium hosting fans.

Feb 01, 2021, 08:50 AM IST

IPL 2021 to begin on THIS date, final in June. Find out schedule here

With the England series scheduled to end on March 28, it will give ample time to the cricketers to complete their commercial endorsements for their respective franchises. The mini-auction is scheduled to take place in Chennai after the completion of the first two Tests.

Feb 01, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

BCCI looking to get players vaccinated, UAE not a back-up option for IPL 2021

After the boards of both countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during last year's IPL, the UAE was considered a back-up option to host this season too, alongside being an option for the India-England series that begins in Chennai next week. 

Jan 31, 2021, 12:42 PM IST

No Ranji Trophy for first time in 87 years: Why is it cancelled and what about other domestic tournaments

For the first time in 87 years, the BCCI on Saturday decided that it won't be conducting country's premier first-class domestic tournament Ranji Trophy. In an attempt to meet the wishes of majority of state units, the cricket body decided to conduct the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Jan 31, 2021, 10:27 AM IST

IPL 2021: UAE kept as backup venue, BCCI to decide after player auction on February 18

Quite a few franchises faced difficulties in terms of fielding an ideal XI in UAE as the conditions at the venues in the Middle-Eastern countries differed from their designated home venues. The BCCI is still open to organising the league in UAE again, having had all logistics in place, though the preference remains India.


Jan 28, 2021, 13:05 PM IST

IPL 2021 Auctions: Franchise owners MUST submit two negative COVID-19 tests

The owners have to take a test 72 hours before the auction day (February 18) and one on arrival at the venue -- Grand Chola hotel in Chennai. A maximum of 13 members will be allowed to represent each franchise at the auction. The mail has also informed the teams that the trading window closes on February 11 and will reopen after February 18.



Jan 28, 2021, 09:37 AM IST

Indian youth beat experienced players in Australia: PM Modi

India beat Australia by 3 wickets in a thrilling test match played in Brisbane. After this victory, team India is constantly being congratulated. At the same time, after the victory, the BCCI has made a big announcement.

Jan 22, 2021, 20:48 PM IST

BCCI Apex Council meeting: New Zealand to tour India, decision on domestic season soon

The other major items on the agenda included discussion on tax solution for ICC T20 World Cup and discussion on the NCA project.

Jan 18, 2021, 00:23 AM IST

BCCI Ethics Officer issues notice to Rajeev Shukla on 'conflict of interest' complaint

BCCI Ethics Officer D K Jain on Thursday sent out a notice to newly-elected vice president of the board, Rajeev Shukla after a "conflict of interest" complaint was made against the veteran cricket administrator. 

Jan 14, 2021, 21:26 PM IST

India vs Australia 4th Test in doubt, Ajinkya Rahane's team refuse isolation in Brisbane

After an eight-wicket drubbing in the first Test in Adelaide, India bounced back with a convincing performance in Melbourne. With the series being leveled at 1-1, it will be interesting to see who takes the lead, when action resumes in Sydney on Thursday.  

Jan 06, 2021, 12:23 PM IST

BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly not to be discharged from hospital on January 6 - Here's why

Ganguly was earlier scheduled to be discharged on Wednesday but the hospital said that the former India skipper wants to stay at the hospital for one more day.

Jan 06, 2021, 11:17 AM IST

BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly to be discharged on Wednesday, says Kolkata’s Woodlands Hospital

“BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will be discharged from the hospital tomorrow. He will be monitored at home on a daily basis,” Dr Rupali Basu, MD & CEO Woodlands Hospital, Kolkata, said according to ANI.

Jan 05, 2021, 13:12 PM IST

Dada, jaldi se theek hone ka: Virendra Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan wish speedy recovery to Sourav Ganguly

Wishes and prayers for his early recovery started pouring in as soon as reports of Ganguly's hospitalisation surfaced on social media. 

Jan 02, 2021, 15:08 PM IST

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly admitted to Kolkata hospital after complaints of chest pain

"He is stable haemodynamically," said Woodlands Hospital.

Jan 02, 2021, 14:12 PM IST

Chetan Sharma appointed new chairman of selectors, says 'action will speak louder than words'

Former India pacer Chetan Sharma was on Thursday appointed chairman of the senior national selection panel by the BCCI's CAC.

Dec 25, 2020, 01:20 AM IST